The American Vision, Modern Times, Student Edition 9 - 12 9780078678493
The American Vision, Modern Times, Student Edition

The American Vision, Modern Times, Student Edition

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 2006
Publication Date: March 24, 2005
MHID: 0078678498
ISBN 13: 9780078678493

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The American Vision, Modern Times, Student Edition

Reading for Information
Themes in American History
Early American History Review Test
National Geographic Reference Atlas
National Geographic Geography Handbook
Geographic Dictionary

Unit 1 - A Nation is Born

Chapter 1 Creating a Nation, Beginnings to 1789
Chapter 2 Growth and Conflict, 1789-1877
Chapter 3 The Birth of Modern America 1877-1900

Unit 2 Imperialism and Progressivism, 1890-1919

Chapter 4 Becoming a World Power, 1872-1912
Chapter 5 The Progressive Movement, 1890-1919
Chapter 6 World War I & Its Aftermath, 1914-1920

Unit 3 Boom and Bust, 1920-1941

Chapter 7 The Jazz Age, 1921-1929
Chapter 8 "Normalcy" and Good Times, 1921-1929
Chapter 9 The Great Depression Begins, 1929-1932
Chapter 10 Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1933-1939

Unit 4 Global Struggles, 1931 to 1960

Chapter 11 A World in Flames, 1931-1941
Chapter 12 America and World War II, 1941-1945
Chapter 13 The Cold War Begins, 1945-60
Chapter 14 Post-War America, 1945-1960

Unit 5 A Time of Upheaval, 1954-1980

Chapter 15 The New Frontier and the Great Society, 1961-1968
Chapter 16 The Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968
Chapter 17 The Vietnam War, 1954-1975
Chapter 18 The Politics of Protest, 1960-1980

Unit 6 A Changing Society, 1968-present

Chapter 19 Politics and Economics, 1971-1980
Chapter 20 Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992
Chapter 21 Into a New Century, 1992-Present


Presidents of the United States
Primary Sources Library
Documents of American History
Supreme Court Case Summaries
Skillbuilder Handbook
Flag Etiquette
Spanish Glossary

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